Some will be won over by this exhibition. Others won’t. But it is undoubtedly the product of serious work and reflection on the part of Mohamed Abu El Naga, who examines the notion of Orientalism, a predominantly Western approach to the East. While he may not offer, through his female figures, a new definition or anything like an alternative, this Egyptian artist shows a clear sense of color, material and the evocation of the tactile. The world he creates is as unique and original as the form it takes.
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